The Liverpool forward has donated around £2.5m to the National Cancer Institute in Cairo after a suspected terrorist incident killed 20 people
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has reportedly donated $3million to the National Cancer Institute in Cairo after a suspected terrorist incident killed 20 people.
Another 47 people were injured during the explosion in the Egyptian capital on Sunday evening.
In the immediate aftermath of the incident, Liverpool star Salah posted a message on Twitter that said: “My full support and condolences to the families of victims and victims of the explosion of the Oncology Institute
And now reports in Egypt have stated Salah has made a considerable donation to help rebuild the institute, which was damaged in the explosion.
As reported by Egyptian news outlet Youm7, Cairo University President Dr Mohamed Osman Elkhosht, speaking an interview with dmc, has claimed Salah has donated $3m (roughly £2.5m) to help rebuild the institute – roughly half of the expected cost..
Salah, one of several high-profile figures to have made a donation, has made various donations to causes and campaigns in the past in his homeland.